I love pretty food, but sometimes you just need something that will get the job done. In this case, the job is getting you out the door or fueled for your workout. It's ugly, but delicious and packs a powerful boost of nutrients your body needs! My 1 Minute “Ugly snack” is great as a… Continue reading My 1 Minute “Ugly Snack”
Here’s what happens when you don’t eat enough (or the right foods) before your workout, and how to change it.
Mornings can be rough. Let's face it-- when you're trying to get out the door is exactly when All. The. Things. are gonna go wrong. But of course, you know better than to not eat breakfast, right? Right. So here's are some options that will get you through-- and meet most of Pudge's rules for… Continue reading 8 Breakfasts for THOSE mornings…
As this series is coming to an end, you've heard me mention meal plans a plethora of times. I've told you You Can't Out Train a Bad Diet. I've talked about why you need Protein and said you need more than you think. But my mama didn't raise no fool! I know both from my own personal fight experience… Continue reading Myth #29: You can’t follow a meal plan
During the 90's, dietary Fat was the nutritional villain. But now Carbs are the world's biggest "no no" when it comes to healthy eating. Hang tight, I'll also tell you why low carb diets may actually do more harm than good. Let's give carbs their rightful place at the table by clearing up some misinformation.… Continue reading Myth #21: You should avoid carbs if you want to lose weight
One of the most frequent complaints I hear is that people are "eating really well" but their body isn't changing. So I ask what they are eating. It's things like Orange Juice and Cereal or an English Muffin for breakfast, and "you know, just a little bit of pasta and it was whole grain" for dinner. Sometimes… Continue reading Myth #18: Eating Healthy Food Means You’re Eating Healthily
I had been going solid for a month, and I was down 8lbs, which was awesome! (Note: 1-2 pounds per week is healthy. You do not need to lose weight any faster than this!) Then he told me it was time. Time for a...wait for it!...A cheat meal! First, that's a thing? Really?! But second, holy biscuits,… Continue reading Myth #16: You can’t cheat if you want to succeed
As I mentioned in my Pumpkin Spice Shake post, I like whey... in theory. I love that it's a great way to know that I'm getting the protein I need, and an easily digested, complete amino acid profile... and that's super important for not only muscle building and weight loss, but you know, for life. Amino… Continue reading Raise Your Glass: York Patty Edition
A great Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake for when you are way over whey...